In a jam-packed press conference at CES on Tuesday afternoon, Kia announced its "DRIVE WISE" project to develop fully self-driving cars in 15 years. Kia already has a prototype being tested and earned an autonomous driving license in Nevada in December, allowing the car to roam public roads. … [Read more...] about Kia Aims to Develop Its Own Self-Driving Car by 2030
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Lauretta: I mean, do we need another “Call Me Maybe”? No! What made it a phenomenon is that it was so unexpected. We didn’t know we needed it, and then we all got up at once and started dancing together like one big, happy, dumb, sugar-loving family. I respect the fact that she has spent the three years since “Call Me Maybe” not trying to re-create it. And now that she’s ready to offer us something new, it isn’t, like, a dubstep record. She knows there’s a formula, hence hiring Swedish mastermind producers Max Martin (of every single catchy pop song) and Peter Svensson (of the Cardigans). Do you know how many times I listened to “Lovefool”? My poor parents. … [Read more...] about Can Carly Rae Jepsen’s New Song Be This Year’s Song of Summer?
Hype surrounding self-driving cars has lessened in recent years as companies realize how challenging it is to make a car that can drive safely. Making left turns or gauging the intent of a pedestrian can be difficult. Some companies, including Ford, have pushed back deadlines for deploying the vehicles. … [Read more...] about Michigan plans to redesign a stretch of road for self-driving cars
Philip Sherratt, editor of magazine Modern Railways, said: 'It looks like the key cause of this accident is likely to have been some kind of landslip or earthworks failure, which is probably going to be attributable to the severe weather, and that's obviously something that the railways are going to have to deal with. … [Read more...] about Pictured: Train driver, 45, and conductor who were among three killed in horror derailment on ‘flood-hit line’ in Scotland – four weeks after track operator was warned of dangerous landslips
Tony Kanaan (No. 14 ABC Supply/AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet): “Good first day. I think if you’re going to hear everybody’s quote, it’s everybody’s glad to be back here. It took a lot of effort from a lot of people in the Series, in the teams to be here. That shows how important this place is. A lot of mixed feelings this morning driving in and not seeing anybody. Sitting in Garage 1 at this point in the day today, it would be probably 40 people waiting for A.J. (Foyt) outside. So kind of odd day. But as far as track time it was awesome. We had plenty of track time. We had a little bit of an issue at the end of the day, but it didn’t hurt us and we were getting ready to stop. I’m pretty pleased with the car. It was definitely one of our best opening days that we had. The team came really well prepared, and I’m happy. Obviously, still a long way to go, but it’s good to be back.” … [Read more...] about What IndyCar drivers said after the first Indy 500 practice in August